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\015 I've a Dell dimension 4550 that is not booting up. I'm getting a blue screen with error code.Bad_Pool_Caller technical InformationxxxStop:0x000000c2 (0x00000007,0x00000cD4,0x00000000,0xe25b99c8)I first thought it was a hard drive problem. Tried to reformat drive, but drive couldn't copy many of the installation folders. Purchased a new hard drive still could not reformat drive. I then used a hard drive with a working operating system but I still could not boot up to windows. Please I need help to trouble shoot this problem.\015

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What are the service lights doing on the back of the PC, two green two yellow, should be something to this affect,4 lights. Try your install again and see what the lights are doing when the error appears. Now take your service tag and go to dell.com.
and see what the error lights means.

Remember Xp is the only operating system that can be run on this pc.

If it was a hard drive problem,the last thing you do is try to install a OS, you get a hard drive diagnostic disk from dell, or get HDD regenerator
1.5.1, its free, it checks the hard drive for bad sectors and can repair them,so you can get your important info off of them, because if it had bad sectors, the problem will just come back. So its better to get a new one.
Mmm sounds like you have a bad memory stick to me, as decribed in this article :
\015\012http://www.cas411.com/ShowArticle.aspx?ID=66
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\015\012You could start with that
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\015\012Alex
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